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About WCT

Our Approach

The WCT Project will help prepare the next generation of engineering students to work in the field of wireless communications.  The goal of the work is to reinforce fundamental communication engineering concepts through hands-on interactive sessions in which students use their knowledge to operate real radios in challenging environments that are generated in the Internet-accessible, FCC-licensed Cognitive Radio and Network Testbed (CORNET).  Students will receive real-time feedback on their performance in tutorials and other experiences that will adapt approaches used in game applications to engage students through participation using standard web browsers on PCs, laptops, or mobile devices.  As an added benefit, students will be introduced to more advanced concepts related to cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum access applications, to motivate them to pursue graduate study, research, and / or employment in these areas. 

More information on the NSF IUSE grant is available at http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1432416.

 

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